Herman Bierens

Herman J. Bierens

Professor Emeritus of Economics
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Email: hbierens@psu.edu
Phone: (814) 364-1843

Ph.D. Ph.D.: University of Amsterdam, 1980
Field: Econometrics

Mailing address

Little house P.O. Box 187
Centre Hall, PA 16828
(Please use this address because I gave up my office at Penn State)


Previous academic affiliations

Representative publications


Articles and book chapters

Other writings


EasyReg icon EasyReg International [Current version: June 12, 2014] is a free (but powerful) interactive econometrics software package, written in Visual Basic 5. EasyReg (Easy Regression) conducts various elementary, intermediate, and advanced econometric estimation, testing, and data analysis tasks on 32 bit and 64 bit Windows platforms, just by clicking the mouse. EasyReg is designed for use in empirical research (including my own), and for teaching econometrics at all levels. EasyReg is now open source freeware. The Visual Basic 5.0 source code can be downloaded from the EasyReg download web page.

Free Other freeware.

Research interest

T-shirt Semi-nonparametric modeling and inference.
Econometric applications of Hilbert space theory.
Consistent model specification testing.


Teaching Courses I have taught since 1997.

My Ph.D. students


My links page.

Kern Graduate building (PSU campus) Department of Economics, Penn State University.

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